Tagged: bernie sanders

Trump’s election to lose.

It is Donald Trump’s election to lose. In the week after the conventions in Cleveland and Philadelphia, there is reason to fear that he will do so. At a time when Trump should be hammering relentlessly on the Obama administration’s weak economic record and its foreign policy failures, at a...

History in the making.

This is what it sounded like yesterday afternoon on the floor of the Wells Fargo Center here in Philadelphia when Democratic National Committee secretary Stephanie Rawlings-Blake said from the podium: Senator Sanders has moved, in the spirit of unity, to suspend the rules, and nominate Hillary Clinton by acclamation as the...

ABC’s Shushannah Walshe on the unusual vote taking place now at the DNC.

This has been an election year like no other. This afternoon  at the Democratic National Convention (in fact, at the very moment this article is being posted), two names have been placed in nomination — Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders. Following those nominations, a state-by-state roll call of delegates and their votes began. In...

Bernie vs. Ted

The Democrats watched the Republican National Convention on TV last week and gleefully rubbed their hands. When Texas senator Ted Cruz conspicuously and pointedly failed to endorse nominee Donald Trump, Democrats began deriding Republicans as a party divided and crowing about the united front that they – the Democrats –...

Bernie supporter unhappy with DNC.

The Democrats were hoping for unity, what they got instead is a bunch of unhappy delegates. The subject of hacked emails from the Democratic National Committee has dominated conversation on day one of the convention. Arthur Schwartz is a Bernie Sanders supporter who believes that the Democratic National Committee improperly...

Which convention is it that’s going to be chaotic?

Hillary Clinton eked out a victory in the Kentucky Democratic primary yesterday, winning by a scant 1,900 votes out of more than 454,000 cast and, in so doing, avoiding the embarrassment of going 0 for May against Bernie Sanders. Kentucky you may recall is a state in which Mrs. Clinton...

Is Hillary rattled?

Memories of 2008 have to he haunting Hillary Clinton here in New Hampshire. Before the 2008 presidential primary season, Mrs. Clinton was widely regarded as the prohibitive favorite to win the Democratic Party nomination. Those expectations began to unravel at the 2008 Iowa Caucuses, where she managed only a third...